Louisiana Driver's Education

Driver's Education in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana mandates driver's education. They give you two different options, you can chose a six hour pre-licensing course or a 38-hour driver educations course. Which ever Louisiana driver's education course you chose will depend on your age, if you are 17 years old and applying for your permit for the first time you must take the six-hour course, if you are between the ages of 15 and 16 years old you must take the 38-hour course. Either Louisiana driver's education course you take, you must successfully complete.

The driver's education course in Louisiana must be approved by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, the OMV will provide a list online for you to check the approved Louisiana driver's education classes.